Podcasts

Syria in the Arab Spring

Protests erupted across the Arab world in 2011, people wanted change, an end to tyranny and dictatorship. But in Syria ...
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Griffith J. Griffith

While the Griffith name today is associated with the Los Angeles park and the observatory, during his time, G.J. Griffith ...
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Egypt’s Facebook Girl

A wave of popular anti-government uprisings swept through the Arab world in the early months of 2011. Many of the ...
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SYMHC Classics: The Wilmington Coup of 1898, Part 2

Part two of this 2018 classic delves into the only known successful coup d'etat in U.S. history, when a white ...
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Behind the Scenes Minis: Olympe and Dalton

Tracy and Holly chat about Olympe de Gouges and the less-than-robust information about her life's details. When talking about John ...
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Fighting for justice for India’s Sikhs

Anti-Sikh violence erupted in India after the assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by her Sikh bodyguards in 1984. Looting, ...
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Revisionist History Presents: Hasta la Vista, America

The news is overwhelming right now. Maybe we all need a laugh. Here's an excerpt from Hasta la Vista, America: ...
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The Plague of Justinian

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the plague that broke out in Constantinople 541AD, in the reign of Emperor Justinian. According ...
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Kenya’s pioneering publisher

When Dr Henry Chakava became Kenya's first African book editor in 1972, there were virtually no books or educational material ...
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John Dalton’s Anomalous Color Vision

John Dalton is far more famous for his work in atomic theory. But he wrote one of the first thorough ...
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